The Northeast Earth Coalition

Community Event: Compost Tea Demonstration & Garden Tour

69 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 69 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ, United States

Join us for a compost tea demonstration & garden tour of one of Montclair’s most visited ecological home gardens. Date: June 17, 2023. Time: There will be two garden tours and compost tea demonstrations, the first starting at 4:30pm and the second at 5:30pm. What to expect: Jose German-Gomez, environmentalist, gardener, and urban farmer, has […]

Montclair Eco-Garden Bike Tour

27 Hillside Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042 27 Hillside Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Join us for this unique summer garden bike tour starting at 9:00am on July 29, 2023. The departure point is 27 Hillside Avenue at The Montclair Inn community garden. The tour will visit the following community gardens: The Montclair Inn. Located at 27 Hillside Avenue next to Hillside School, the Montclair Inn has a garden […]

Monarch Butterly Migration – A celebration of hope!

The NEEC's team invites you to our annual Monarch Butterfly event. September 10th, from 3:30pm to 6:00pm. A group of Monarch Butterfly enthusiasts will meet at Crane Park to discuss how you can help the Monarch declining population, the importance of pollinators, and the Monarch migration.  Native singer and songwriter, Gabi Dennis will be performing […]

Onsite Composting Workshop at MSU Community Garden

Learn from the Experts! Jose German-Gomez, founder of the NEEC, and Essex County Master Gardener will teach you all about the composting process – what is composting, how to compost, materials that you can compost and those you cannot, and troubleshooting any issues you might encounter. This will be a live presentation followed by the […]

Webinar: How does your garden grow?

      Join us for this workshop exploring holistic, eco-friendly approaches to gardening. Learn about: What is eco-friendly gardening? Soil, the cornerstone of the garden Sustainable growing techniques Sequential planting Increasing productivity End of summer gardening and seed saving Sustainable garden maintenance FOLLOW THE LINK: Topic: NEEC Webinar "How does your garden grow? Time: […]


14th Anniversary NEEC “End of the Harvest” Annual Lunch 2023 – Day of the Dead

Join us to celebrate our traditional End of the Harvest Celebration. We will celebrate our gardening 2023 achievements and will honor our dedicated volunteers for their incredible community work. We also take advantage of the season to celebrate the Monarch Butterfly migration to Mexico and their ancient connection with Mexican culture and the celebration of […]

8th Annual Conference: Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World

Montclair State University 1 Norman Avenue, Montclair, NJ, United States

WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE CONFERENCE HERE   UPCOMING ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE, MARK YOU CALENDAR AND COME! CONFERENCE PROGRAM: 8th Conference Program Welcome to the 8th Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World Conference! Join us at the University Hall Conference Center for an inspiring event dedicated to creating a greener future. This in-person gathering brings together passionate individuals […]

Beginning of Gardening Season 2024 – Interns Opportunities & Educational Workshops

Pine Street Community Garden, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church 94 Pine Street, Montclair, NJ, United States

   Join us for an exciting gardening season and environmental activism. We have 14 long-term environmental projects in Northern New Jersey and 7 community gardens associated to our Urban Growers Program. To learn more about our volunteer opportunities please click here  

Earth Day Celebration 2024

Crane Park, Montclair, NJ 07042 Glenridge Avenue and Greewood Avenue, Montclair, NJ, United States

WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE CONFERENCE HERE The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC), invites you to join their 2024 Earth Day Celebration from April 15-22, 2024, for a week of events on the theme of restoring our planet. Live music by local performers. Free event! Join us for an Earth Week Celebration!             List […]

An Open Classroom, The Community Garden

Ho-Ho-Kus Community Church 400 Warren Avenue, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, United States

Join us to hear about the experience of a man who is passionate about environmental protection, native plants, wildlife habitat, community gardens and helping those in need. WHEN: MAY 20, 2024 WHERE: HO-HO-KUS Garden Club TIME: 7:30pm SPEAKER: JOSE GERMAN-GOMEZ, FOUNDER & CEO OF THE NORTHEAST EARTH COALITION Jose is well known as an environmental […]

Montclair Eco-Fair May 25, 2024 – This event is canceled, and a new day will be announced soon

Montclair Eco-Fair 2024: This is a community event that you will want to be part of. Join local environmentalists and community activists in an outdoor event with environmental displays. Come and learn about gardening for pollinators and butterflies, native plants, edible landscapes, community gardens, environmental restoration, composting, and volunteer opportunities. Enjoy live music by local performers.  Participant […]